Two printed circuit board manufacturing companies run by a father and daughter have benefited from business support from the Manufacturing Advisory Service.
Lacklustre sales of London 2012 merchandise and supply problems has led the model maker to declare it will not make a profit this year.
Tom Moore drops in on SME acoustic component manufacturer TMAT, to discuss with managing director Jason Lippitt how the firm has leapt out of the recession and tripled revenue since 2009.
West-Midlands based Brandauer, a manufacturer of complex components had a small yet very significant part to play in the discovery of the Higgs Boson particle.
The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) has announced a major new partnership with industry, with funding for 22 new projects announced.